• E Local Wednesday, September 9, 2015 • EPHRATA, Pa. • Section B S PORTS ENTERTAINMENT pages B-6,7 T he e phra T a r eview Inside H.S. Round-Up Check out page B-9 for all of the latest sports results from the high school scene. Mounts go 3-0 The Ephrata cross country teams saw their first action Tuesday. Read all about it on B-4. B-9 B-4 Photo by Stan Hall Ephrata running back R.J. Barrett drags a CV defender for some extra yardage during Friday’s season opener at War Memorial. Photo by Scott Krall Cocalico’s Abdul Saad (68) wraps up Daniel Boone’s Sean Seifert during Friday’s season opener in Birdsboro. by KEVIN FREY Conestoga Valley’s experi - enced passing attack was too much for Ephrata in Friday night’s Lancaster-Lebanon League high school football opener for both teams. However, the 50-7 final score was not totally indicative of the way the Mounts performed on the turf at the War Memorial Field. “The offensive line was outstanding,” described Eph - rata Head Coach Scott Shelley. “There were no sacks, and the running backs ran extremely hard.” Senior two-way lineman Pe - ter Ehrhart had positive words for his fellow linemen. “We made a lot of good prog - ress, protected the quarterback well and blocked well for the runners,” he said.” CV jumped on top on the game’s first drive as junior quar - terback Grant Stoltzfus passed for 63 yards, going five-for-five, including the final 11 yards to fellow junior Albert Hanna in the corner of the end zone. The two would hook up for three additional touchdowns before their night was over. A success - ful two point conversion, and the early score was 8-0. “He’s a three-year starter,” added Shelley of Stoltzfus. “And their receiver is good. It’s hard to match up, especially when you lose (junior Dustin) Fisher and (junior Alex) Rum - mel from the defensive second - ary for the season. It’s a big learning curve for these young kids.” The Mounts started the first offensive effort from their own 20, and were aggressive from the jump. Senior quarterback Jerrad Malmer went for a 30- yard strike to senior Charles Warden (a spring track sprinter) on the opening play but fell in - complete. Ephrata did pick up two first downs on the drive on runs by Malmer, junior Randy Barrett and senior Evan Frees. When facing fourth-and-long, Malmer punted rugby style from the shotgun position, nearly pin - ning the Buckskins deep inside their own five. Unfortunately the ball trickled into the end zone for a touchback and CV’s second drive from their own 20 with 4:58 left in the first. The Mounts defense rose to the oc - casion, forcing a three-and-out, Big plays, mistakes hurt Mounts in season opener by JOHN CRAWFORD Cocalico lost a non-confer - ence game to Daniel Boone 7-0 in the season opener Fri - day night in Birdsboro. The loss marks the first in seven games against the Blazers. Hunter High led the Eagles with 109 rushing yards. Mo - ses Ulysse contributed 40 yards and D.J. Fabiani added 32 yards. “Our linemen really helped and I couldn’t have done it without them,” said High. Daniel Boone quarterback Nick Hughes ran for 119 yards, which included a 17- yard touchdown. The Eagles fielded a young - er team than the one that beat the Blazers twice last year. They also faced an athletic quarterback in Hughes but managed to hold him and the Blazers to one touchdown. “All in all, our defense did well,” said Coach Dave Gin - grich. “We’re a little young and we made mistakes.” Nevertheless, he refused to accept youth as an excuse. “It wasn’t just our inexperi - ence,” he said. “I don’t think we were disciplined enough. We just didn’t execute. We didn’t focus on that drive. Other than that, I thought our defense played well.” The game opened well of - fensively for the Eagles. Start - ing at their 20-yard line, they began running the ball through and around the Blazers. Fabiani opened with runs of four yards and 10 yards before High be - gan running straight through the line. An early flag for holding negated most of High’s 11 yards but he converted a fourth-and- one on the same set of downs. Eagles blanked by Daniel Boone EAGLES, continued on B-4 Photo by Dick Wanner Cocalico keeper Emily Stauffer (left) bats the ball away from Ephrata’s Megan Mahlandt during Saturday’s contest at Talon Field
    Keeney’s OT tally lifts Cocalico over Lady Mounts

    When Brianna Keeney inserted a corner to her sister Tayler early in overtime Saturday at Talon field, she had an idea the ball would be coming right back to her. So when Tayler received it at the...

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    Mounts & Eagles Set to Battle for the Ephrata Review Cup

    This Friday’s game in Denver between Cocalico and Ephrata marks the 16th time the two will play for The Ephrata Review Cup. And while Ephrata holds a 31-24 advantage in the long-time series between the two, the...

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  • Cocalico’s Gavin Stark (12) is closely marked by the Manheim Central defender during Tuesday’s match. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Barons edge Eagles in OT

    It only took Manheim Central 36 seconds into overtime to accomplish what both the Barons and Cocalico couldn’t do during the 80 minutes of regulation play. That is, to score a goal. Central senior midfielder Tyler Stauffer...

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  • Cocalico keeper Emily Stauffer (left) bats the ball away from Ephrata’s Megan Mahlandt during Saturday’s contest at Talon Field. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Keeney’s OT tally lifts Cocalico over Lady Mounts

    When Brianna Keeney inserted a corner to her sister Tayler early in overtime Saturday at Talon field, she had an idea the ball would be coming right back to her. So when Tayler received it at the...

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  • Cocalico’s Abdul Saad (68) wraps up Daniel Boone’s Sean Seifert during Friday’s season opener in Birdsboro. (Photo by Scott Krall)
    Eagles blanked by Daniel Boone

    Cocalico lost a non-conference game to Daniel Boone 7-0 in the season opener Friday night in Birdsboro. The loss marks the first in seven games against the Blazers. Hunter High led the Eagles with 109 rushing yards....

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  • Ephrata running back R.J. Barrett drags a CV defender for some extra yardage during Friday’s season opener at War Memorial. (Photo by Stan Hall)
    Big plays, mistakes hurt Mounts in season opener

    Conestoga Valley’s experienced passing attack was too much for Ephrata in Friday night’s Lancaster-Lebanon League high school football opener for both teams. However, the 50-7 final score was not totally indicative of the way the Mounts performed...

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    Mounts look like contenders

    Mounts have the look of contender in Section Two The 2014 season was a typical year for the Ephrata boys soccer team. One year after missing out on the post-season for the first time in nearly two...

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    E-town, Ephrata ‘56 teams

    Reminisce over breakfast They met on the field as adversaries 59 years ago. Recently, a few members of both the Ephrata and Elizabethtown football teams from the year 1956 got together again, although this time it was...

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  • Ephrata runners head down a trail in Hershey during their week-long summer camp.
    Summer camp a unique experience for Ephrata runners

    Ephrata has built one of the more successful cross country programs in the L-L League. A year ago, the girls finished 20-1 in the regular season while the boys’ team was 19-2. Both squads took third overall...

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  • Matt Kreider of Ephrata re¬acts to a shot he hit during the LCJCT Championships held at Lebanon Country Club. (Photo by Suzette Wenger)
    Kreider named to Jr. War of Roses squad

    For the second-straight year, Ephrata’s Matt Kreider earned one of the 14 berths on the Lancaster County Junior Golf Tour’s War of the Roses Team. Kreider, who will be a senior at EHS this fall, earned an...

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